Newlyweds killed in helicopter crash while leaving their wedding in Texas

Newlyweds killed in helicopter crash while leaving their wedding in Texas

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Friends and family are in shock after a Texas couple died in a car crash just hours after they got married.
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UVALDE, Texas – A young Texas Couple was killed Saturday moments after they were married.

The Houstonian, the student-run newspaper of Sam Houston State University, which among the first to report that Will Byler and Bailee Ackerman Byler were killed when they dropped their wedding crashed north of Uvalde.

Uvalde Police received a call from an aviation monitoring center at midnight Saturday notifying them of a possible down aircraft north of Uvalde County.

Several agencies, including Texas DPS troopers, Game Wardens, Border Patrol, and the Uvalde Fire Department, are assisting in their search for the aircraft. Police say that shortly after sunrise Sunday, the accident was located.

DPS and the Federal Aviation Administration continue to investigate the scene. The NTSB says the incident involves a Bell 206B – a two-bladed, twin-engine chopper.

A spokesperson for the Uvalde Fire Department has confirmed that multiple people die in the crash.

Monday morning, saying "Our deepest sympathies and thoughts are with this family at their great loss." We know both families appreciate all their love, support and kindness during this time. "

Ashley May contributed to this report.

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